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Thankful for our fast acting Fire Department for putting out this kitchen fire at Zapata Restaurant. Fire has been neutr...
11/23/2021

Thankful for our fast acting Fire Department for putting out this kitchen fire at Zapata Restaurant. Fire has been neutralized and everyone made it out safely!

The Public Works Department in conjunction with Contech Contractors replaced a 200-feet section of Cherry Street this we...
11/22/2021

The Public Works Department in conjunction with Contech Contractors replaced a 200-feet section of Cherry Street this weekend. The City of Texarkana is working extremely hard to improve our street conditions.

Work started this week on Nix Creek to minimize large sediment deposits and bank erosion.
11/19/2021

Work started this week on Nix Creek to minimize large sediment deposits and bank erosion.

Congrats to Hart’s on Broad for their ribbon cutting today with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce !Hart’s on Broad is th...
11/19/2021

Congrats to Hart’s on Broad for their ribbon cutting today with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce !

Hart’s on Broad is three businesses in one located at 223 East Broad St….”NaTally’s Salon”, owned by Natalie Liles. “Let There Be Design Gifts”, owned by Debbie Liles, and “Bones & Arrow” apparel boutique owned by Chelley Pickett.

need a gift idea? a haircut? a custom flower arrangement? come to this place, they have a great variety of products and services

Congrats to Hart’s on Broad for their ribbon cutting today with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce !

Hart’s on Broad is three businesses in one located at 223 East Broad St….”NaTally’s Salon”, owned by Natalie Liles. “Let There Be Design Gifts”, owned by Debbie Liles, and “Bones & Arrow” apparel boutique owned by Chelley Pickett.

need a gift idea? a haircut? a custom flower arrangement? come to this place, they have a great variety of products and services

Fall colors are peaking at Bobby Ferguson Park right now
11/18/2021

Fall colors are peaking at Bobby Ferguson Park right now

Congrats to The Dugout on their ribbon cutting with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their recent expansio...
11/17/2021

Congrats to The Dugout on their ribbon cutting with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their recent expansion!

Congrats to The Dugout on their ribbon cutting with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their recent expansion!

Congrats to Emporia State University Hornets and the SouthEastern Oklahoma State Savage Storm on being selected to play ...
11/17/2021

Congrats to Emporia State University Hornets and the SouthEastern Oklahoma State Savage Storm on being selected to play in the 8th annual Farmers Bank and Trust Live United Bowl!

Welcome to Texarkana!

Get your tickets and more info here:
www.liveunitedbowl.com

Congrats to Emporia State University Hornets and the SouthEastern Oklahoma State Savage Storm on being selected to play in the 8th annual Farmers Bank and Trust Live United Bowl!

Welcome to Texarkana!

Get your tickets and more info here:
www.liveunitedbowl.com

Congrats to Texana Bank on their ribbon cutting with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce at their new location at 3615 Eas...
11/16/2021

Congrats to Texana Bank on their ribbon cutting with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce at their new location at 3615 East 9th Street!

Congrats to Texana Bank on their ribbon cutting with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce at their new location at 3615 East 9th Street!

11/16/2021
11/09/2021

THE CITY OF TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS
is accepting applications for the following position:

TRAFFIC TECHNICIAN

Full Time

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

This is a non-exempt position which provides semi-skilled to skilled work in the performance of
construction, maintenance, and repair of traffic control devices (traffic signals, street signs, pavement
markings, etc.) for the public works street department. This position requires an individual to
perform a full range of duties with only occasional instruction or assistance.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

- Individual must possess the manual dexterity to operate multi-meters, ohm-meters, etc. in
the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signal control devices.
- Must possess the ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and diagrams for the
said traffic signal control devices.
- Operate all related sign manufacturing equipment and possess the ability to install said signs
using available hand tools.
- Maintain street sign right of ways by trimming or removing trees and underbrush with chain
saws, axes, or machetes.
- Must possess ability to operate an air-less paint sprayer/stripper.
- Must be able to clean equipment and perform minor servicing activities including adding fuel,
oil, coolants, and lubricants.
- Must possess ability to set up and remove traffic control devices such as cones, barriers,
flares, flashers, flags, etc. and must occasionally direct traffic around construction zones.

SALARY RANGE:
$28,225 - $29,452

Applications and resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on 11/16/2021 at the Arkansas City
Hall. Applications and resumes may also be faxed to (870)772-8182; emailed to
[email protected]; or accessed online at https://cityoftexarkanaar.com. The City of
Texarkana, Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides all applicants and
employees equal opportunity without regard to race, color, s*x, religion, national origin, age,
marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

11/09/2021
What a great day for Texarkana USA! Celebrating the renovations around our famous and historic federal building.
10/29/2021

What a great day for Texarkana USA! Celebrating the renovations around our famous and historic federal building.

What a great day for Texarkana USA! Celebrating the renovations around our famous and historic federal building.

10/29/2021

Beautiful sunset in downtown Texarkana Yesterday!

Thankful for our Firefighters!
10/28/2021

Thankful for our Firefighters!

TAFD would like to congratulate our 2021 Firefighter of the Year - Firefighter Nathan Reeves. Nathan was cited for bravery shown when he was trapped by a collapsing porch during a fire. Nathan suffered a serious leg injury on this incident. He worked hard on rehabilitation and returned to full duty much earlier than expected. TAFD is fortunate to have Firefighter Reeves on our department and is proud to name him our Firefighter of the Year.

10/27/2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Texarkana, Arkansas Board of Directors’ will conduct a
Called Board meeting on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 12:00 noon,
in the City Hall Boardroom, to discuss the Municipal Health Benefit
Fund premium increase.

10/19/2021

City Cleanup is this Saturday! We need your help!

This week we celebrate "Chamber of Commerce week" Thank You to the chamber and all their members and employees for the s...
10/18/2021

This week we celebrate "Chamber of Commerce week" Thank You to the chamber and all their members and employees for the service they provide to our community.

Texarkana Chamber of Commerce

This week we celebrate "Chamber of Commerce week" Thank You to the chamber and all their members and employees for the service they provide to our community.

Texarkana Chamber of Commerce

The new Post Office circle looks great! Come downtown and check it out!
10/12/2021

The new Post Office circle looks great! Come downtown and check it out!

The new Post Office circle looks great! Come downtown and check it out!

10/08/2021

Mayor Brown speaking at the U of A Hope-Texarkana ground breaking for their new building and expansion. It's a great day to be a Razorback!

FREE live entertainment downtown this evening!
10/07/2021

FREE live entertainment downtown this evening!

Tonight is the night! Were getting everything squared away and hope to see you later!

10/06/2021

JOB OPENING!

Administrative Assistant

Animal Care and Adoption Center

Full Time

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Manages other office staff. Meets and greets customers, answers phone, and gives out
information, completes data entry and all paperwork for adoptions, reclaims, and surrenders.
Aids in the maintenance of all animal records including entering animal data in computer, filing
paperwork, and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of all data. Sends thank-you notes to
donors, bills other agencies. Cleans and maintains the adoption center office, employee break
room, director’s office and public restrooms. Performs other duties as assigned.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Capacity to read and follow written and oral instructions.
• Minimum of 1 year customer service experience.
• Minimum 2 years of management experience or educational equivalent.
• Capacity to learn computer programs for data entry.
• Ability to work with animals in a humane manner.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other employees in a team setting.
• Ability to comply with safety guidelines, city & department policies and
procedures.
• Able to be courteous and cooperative with the general public, fellow employees,
volunteers, and members of other animal related organizations.

SALARY:
$26,166
Applications and resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on 10/12/2021 Applications and
resumes may also be faxed to (870) 772-8182 or emailed to [email protected]. The
City of Texarkana, Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides all applicants and
employees equal opportunity without regard to race, color, s*x, religion, national origin, age,
marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

10/01/2021

Join the City Beautiful Group and help clean up our city on October 23rd!!

(See video and details below)

Arkansas guidelines and information for community-wide clean-up October 23rd 9 am to 12 noon.

Hot dog cookout and special door prizes for volunteers to be given out after the clean-up at the City Recreational Center next to the Animal Adoption Shelter.

Question: What is the fall clean up planned for the community this year.
Answer: This year write down the date on your calendar of October 23, a Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon when
volunteers will pick up trash and debris that has neglectfully landed on public property.

Question: What will be done on Saturday morning on October 23?
Answer: First pick up your gloves and trash bags and ticket for door prizes at the Gazebo near the Fairgrounds.
Then volunteers will focus on areas with the most need that are being identified or the area they want to cover and
bag up debris to take to dumpsters in four locations for collection.

Question: Where will these four locations be?
• Bobby Ferguson Park: 3400 U of A Way, Texarkana AR 71854. Located adjacent to the Four States
Fairground.
• Bramble Park: 1002 Ferguson, Texarkana AR 71854 at the corner of Ferguson and Fulton Street
• Iron Mountain Neighborhood Center: 1101 Couch Street, Texarkana AR 71854. Located on Couch
between East 10th and East 12th Streets.
• Sandflat Neighborhood Center: 209 East 14th, Texarkana AR 71854 at the corner of Ash and East 14th
Street

Question: Can other things be brought to the dumpsters for disposal?
Yes, most things can go in the dumpsters but check the list of prohibited items before bringing questionable items.

Question: Does Texarkana, Arkansas have a recycling program?
Answer: yes, but not house to house pickup. There is limited recycling of water bottles, milk bottles, cans, flattened
carboard boxes, paper, all clean and dry that can be brought to the City Shop at 2601 Dudley Street weekdays from 7
a.m. to 3 p.m., call 870 779 4946 for more information.

Question: What kinds of door prizes will be given away?
Answer: There will be gift certificates for local businesses, free dinners, gift bags, car washes, various gift certificates
and maybe even some cash. Door prizes will be given out shortly after noon when the clean up finishes up at the
appreciation cookout planned. The appreciation cookout and door prizes will be at the new Recreation Center
located at 1 Legion Drive (formerly the Boys and Girls Club) adjacent to the Animal Care and Adoption Shelter off
East Street.

Question: Who do I contact if I want to volunteer?

Answer: You can just show up on October 23rd at the Gazebo area in Bobby Ferguson Park, the park next to Four
States Fairground, at 8:30 am to 9 am to get your gear, gloves, bags, etc. and your ticket for a drawing for door prizes
if you are not already with a group coordinated by City Beautiful, someone will be there to help you get started.
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Texarkana, becoming a better community because of you!

09/27/2021

Great crowd at the Rec Center for Flag Football this past Saturday!

09/24/2021

Street crew paving on Tennessee Road today

A special thanks to AEP (American Electric Power Foundation) for $50,000 for the Recreation Center that will open soon!
09/17/2021

A special thanks to AEP (American Electric Power Foundation) for $50,000 for the Recreation Center that will open soon!

A special thanks to AEP (American Electric Power Foundation) for $50,000 for the Recreation Center that will open soon!

09/15/2021

Mayor Allen Brown speaks at the monumental ground breaking for Wadley Regional Medical Center's new hospital in Texarkana!

09/11/2021

29 Youth Softball teams participating at the 1st Responder Appreciation Tournament at the Ermer Dansby Pondexter Park Sports Complex today!

Thanks to those who participated! This will help fund the "Shop with a Cop" program put on by TAPD later this year!

Great 9/11 tribute at Herb Crumpton's office on state line near the post office! #neverforget
09/11/2021

Great 9/11 tribute at Herb Crumpton's office on state line near the post office!

#neverforget

Great 9/11 tribute at Herb Crumpton's office on state line near the post office!

#neverforget

Assistant Mayor Hollibush recognized N.J.Richardson, Pastor Larry D. Jordan, and Pastor Leteir Davis for organizing the ...
09/08/2021

Assistant Mayor Hollibush recognized N.J.Richardson, Pastor Larry D. Jordan, and Pastor Leteir Davis for organizing the neighborhood cleanup that took place on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Thanks to them and all those who participated in the cleanup!

Assistant Mayor Hollibush recognized N.J.Richardson, Pastor Larry D. Jordan, and Pastor Leteir Davis for organizing the neighborhood cleanup that took place on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Thanks to them and all those who participated in the cleanup!

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Today, REA held it's first annual employee chili cookoff. Congratulations to our winners; Justin Moore - 1st place, Kim Lollies - 2nd place, and Laura Figueroa - 3rd place. We wish to extend a special thank you to our guest judges; Texarkana Arkansas mayor Allen Brown, The City of Texarkana, Texas mayor Bob Bruggeman, and Wadley Regional Medical Center Director of Marketing Shelby Brown.
Make a trip to Texarkana Arkansas, and try Naaman's Championship BBQ. When you visit Naaman's, you get BBQ that was featured in the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue competition. Texarkana residents and visitors have flocked to Naaman's for great food since 2012. Your visit to #OurTexarkana isn't complete without it! 📍5200 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, Arkansas
The leaves are dropping and so is the temperature, which means it’s finally fall in Texarkana, Arkansas! Check out our brand new blog with lots of fall events: https://www.ourtexarkana.com/news-events/fall-events-in-texarkana-arkansas 📷 City of Texarkana Arkansas
We are excited to announce that our newest location at 3615 E 9th St. Texarkana Arkansas is now open. 💚We are so excited to expand our presence in Texarkana, AR, and invite you to stop by to meet our Texana Team! Please share with your family & friends. #Texanabank #texarkanaar #heretodayheretomorrow
It's nice that the city has a road patch crew driving around the Rondo area. Too bad they are doing just that, driving around instead of actually patching the dang road. I pointed out a bad place where the road was disintegrating as they drove by and smiled. Great crew you have there. NOT!
Art is taking over Downtown Texarkana Arkansas, this weekend. Friday evening: See art live at Downtown Live! On Saturday, check out Second Saturday Trade Days at The Historic 1894 where a variety of vendors will be selling handcrafted items. ✨ Downtown Live ✨ Friday night, Broad Street in downtown Texarkana, Arkansas, will be abuzz with activity as artists perform live from 6 - 9 pm for #DowntownLive, presented by Main Street Texarkana. Watch as artists paint, draw, and dance, plus enjoy live music and food, drinks, and desserts from local Texarkana restaurants. It all takes place in the heart of the Rail Yard Entertainment District. #OurTexarkana 📸 Main Street Texarkana
Hi! I'm a video producer for the news organization Reckon South, and we are doing a video about vaccination rates in different counties throughout the South. I have a few questions for residents of Miller County, Arkansas. If you are interested in answering these questions and being featured in our video, please feel free to message me for more information. My email is [email protected], or you can message me here on Facebook. Thanks so much!
Whether it's a family-friendly Movie on the Lawn or one of many live music events, there's a lot to do here in Texarkana Arkansas this weekend! 📸 Photo by the City of Texarkana Here are a few of the events happening this weekend: FRIDAY: 👉 Free Family Movie on the Lawn at Crossties! 🍿🎥 The movie starts at 8:45pm. Families can bring lawn chairs or blankets and their favorite snacks. The Frozen Rail will serve cold drinks. This week's movie: Aladdin! 👉 Cool off at Holiday Springs Water Park 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM. 👉 The new frozen drink spot, El Frio Express, is serving refreshing frozen drinks all weekend from Noon - 12 AM (11 AM - 8 PM Sundays). 👉 Lots of Live Music! 🎵 Blackstrap is playing at Fat Jacks Oyster and Sports Bar Texarkana AR tonight! 🎶 Simply Mick is playing tonight at The Railyard Saloon starting at 8 PM. 🎵 Glen Templeton playing at Crossties tonight at 7 PM. 🎶 Karaoke at Broadway Sports Bar and Billiards tonight! 🎵 Heather Linn & the Deacons will play at Hopkins Icehouse tonight at 8 PM. 🎶 Will Bullock & Moss Brothers will play at La Fogata Bar & Grill TXK tonight starting at 7 PM. -------- SATURDAY: 👉 Gateway Farmers Market -- Get fresh Veggies, Homebaked Goods, Local Honey, USDA Meat, Homemade Crafts, and more! 7 AM - Noon at 602 East Jefferson Street, Texarkana, AR 👉 Cool off at Holiday Springs Water Park 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM. 👉 The new frozen drink spot, El Frio Express, is serving refreshing frozen drinks all weekend from Noon - 12 AM (11 AM - 8 PM Sundays). 👉 Lots of Live Music! 🎵 Snakebone is playing at Fat Jack's Oyster and Sports Bar on Saturday night. 🎶 Justin Penter is playing at Broadway Sports Bar and Billiards Saturday night. 🎵 Richard Cook (Elvis) will play at La Fogata Mexican Bar & Grill Saturday night at 7 PM -------- SUNDAY: 👉 Trivia at La Fogata Mexican Bar & Grill Sunday night at 6 PM 👉 Trivia at Fat Jacks Oyster and Sports Bar Texarkana AR Sunday night at 8:30 PM
Big thanks to Arkansas State Tourism for featuring Texarkana Arkansas in your latest article! From our dining to our culture, arts, and celebrations, they share why #OurTexarkana is one of the most unique cities in Arkansas. Read it here: https://www.arkansas.com/articles/texarkana-best-four-states
If you work in the hospitality industry in the State of Arkansas please fill out this survey! You could be entered in a drawing for 1 of 5 $100 gift cards to Wal Mart. Thank you!!!
Therapy dog Molly and I are traveling across the great state of TX handing out these "Goodie Bags" to officers to simply say we care and you matter!:) Chaplain Ron http://texasfof.org (Volunteer State Chaplain) Passed out 600 plus and going strong!!:)